Staff and pupils alike responded with characteristic All Hallows’ enthusiasm. Jaws were dropping all over the school as the children experienced the wonder of number through the theme 'Magic Maths'. Teachers were able to wow their classes with their apparent abilities to read minds and predict results… until all was explained through careful calculation. Proud pupils were seen sporting their Maths Wizard stickers and we are sure there would have been some interesting re-enactments at home over the weekend!
Break times saw groups of children of all ages, and adults, rushing about the site hunting maths problems to solve on the Puzzle Trail. Year 8 pupils hosted fun lunchtime events including the ever-impressive Rubik’s Cube challenge and hugely entertaining Best Maths Joke.
In the inter-house challenges, Batcombe dominated the proceedings with excellent performances in the Primary Team Challenge and the Senior Inter-House Tables. However, it transpired that Maths Week is in fact too action-packed to be crammed into just five school days, and there are a few more events this week before totalling the points.....
To view photographs from Maths Week click this link.